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April 10, 2018 Blog
This week, the House will consider a radical Republican balanced budget amendment to the Constitution that brazenly attacks Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. 
April 6, 2018 Blog
In the latest installment in the Trump Administration’s culture of corruption, cronyism and incompetence, EPA chief Scott Pruitt is at the center of the chaos with his misuse of taxpayer dollars on first-class plane trips, luxurious lobbyist-owned condo rental for just $50 a night, abuse of the Safe Drinking Water Act to give shocking raises to his top aides, and other outrageous, dare we say – unhinged, demands including a 20-person protective security detail, bulletproof SUV, bulletproof desks, a $100,000 per month contract with a private jet company, biometric locks and a $40,000+ soundproof booth for confidential conversations.  
April 5, 2018 Blog
Today, President Trump heads to West Virginia in another attempt to sell the GOP tax scam – a bill that ultimately raises taxes on 86 million middle class families.
April 3, 2018 Blog
Yesterday at an event in Texas, Speaker Ryan recycled his favorite talking points about the GOP tax scam.
March 28, 2018 Blog
450: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of March 28, 2018

234: Days the GOP House has been in session, 62 of which were pro-forma days in which the House gaveled in & out in a matter of minutes & no legislative business was completed

March 22, 2018 Blog
On the heels of Republicans’ vote to shut down the House Intel Committee’s investigation into the Trump-Russia scandal, Speaker Ryan said that Putin “does not respect democracy.”  We totally agree with that, but what’s Speaker Ryan and House Republicans’ excuse?
March 12, 2018 Blog
It’s Sunshine Week, yet there is a cloud over Trump’s White House of corruption, double-dealing and secrecy.  There’s no secret that the Trump White House is one of the most corrupt, unethical and secretive administrations America has ever seen.  From the unending revelations of Trump and his family’s conflicts of interest to widespread abuse of taxpayer funds and the constant chaos that surrounds the President and his Cabinet, the interest of the ‘forgotten man’ is no longer a  priority (was it ever?).   
March 9, 2018 Blog
Three months following the passage of the GOP Tax Scam, workers across the country are underwhelmed with the little uptick in their paychecks. Despite repeated promises from Republicans that the American people will love their tax bill’s ‘benefits,’ many Americans are actually worried (and rightfully so) that the impact of the GOP Tax Scam will mean paying more in taxes in the future.  
March 9, 2018 Blog
425: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of March 3, 2018
March 7, 2018 Blog
The American people aren’t fools.  They know a scam when they see one. A new Gallup poll reveals the GOP tax scam remains overwhelmingly unpopular three months after passage with an approval rating of just  39%.  Even worse, Morning Consult/POLITICO found a mere 36% approve of the Republican tax bill. 

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